Broadband Optical Modulators: Science, Technology, and Applications

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Antao Chen, Edmond Murphy
CRC Press, Apr 19, 2016 - Science - 568 pages
"provides the full, exciting story of optical modulators. a comprehensive review, from the fundamental science to the material and processing technology to the optimized device design to the multitude of applications for which broadband optical modulators bring great value. Especially valuable in my view is that the authors are internationally
 

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Contents

Role and Evolution of Modulators in Optical Fiber Communication
3
Evolution of Digital Optical Modulation Formats
31
FiberOptic Analog Radio Frequency Links
63
Overview of Optical Modulators and the Properties That Affect Transmission System Performance
93
Electroabsorption Modulators
129
Lithium Niobate Modulators
151
Indium PhosphideBased ElectroOptic Modulators
173
Gallium Arsenide Modulator Technology
207
Reliability of Lithium Niobate Modulators
347
Bias Control Techniques
363
Broadband Electric Field Sensors
383
Passive MillimeterWave Imaging Using Optical Modulators
399
Optical Beam Forming for Microwave and Millimeter Waves
413
ElectroOptic Time Lenses for Shaping and Imaging Optical Waveforms
427
RF PhotonicsOptical Pulse Synthesizer
455
Optoelectronic Oscillator
469

ElectroOptic Polymer Modulators
223
Silicon HighSpeed Modulators
257
Organic ElectroOptic Crystal Modulators
281
Complex Oxide Electro Optic Modulators
307
Modulator Drivers
329
ElectroOptic AnalogtoDigital Converters
491
FiberOptic Gyroscopes
505
Polarization Control
517
Back Cover
533
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Antao Chen is a research professor in the physics department at the University of South Florida. He also has joint appointments as senior scientist at the Applied Physics Laboratory and associate professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington. He received his BS and MEng degrees from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 1983 and 1989, respectively, and his MS and Ph.D degrees from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1995 and 1998, respectively. He has worked in both the optical industry and academia since 1983.

Edmond J. Murphy currently works for JDSU's Communication and Commercial Optical Products Division where he focuses on Advanced Technology Planning and Intellectual Property matters. He has been with JDSU since 1999, previously serving in various roles such as Vice President of Development, Electro-optic Products Division; General Manager, Electro-Optic Products Division; and Group Chief Technology Officer, Components and Modules Division.

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